Oddsmonkey vs. Profit Accumulator Review
If you've been considering using a paid matched betting service, then chances are at some point you've stumbled across Oddsmonkey or Profit Accumulator, and you might be wondering which one is better.
The debate between the two is a bit like when you used to spend breaktime at school arguing with your friends that your Xbox was better than their Playstation… No? Just me? Fair enough.
The point is, these two are the best paid matched betting services available. Despite people’s strong allegiances to either side, in my opinion they are more similar than they are different, with both products offering an active forum, an offers calendar, and Oddsmatchers.
For these reasons, people tend to sign up to one and stick with them because that’s just what they’re used to.
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We at Team Profit have a significant amount of experience using both Profit Accumulator and Oddsmonkey, and believe that both have their advantages and disadvantages. So in this review, we have compared the two websites in terms of the features they offer:
Oddsmonkey's Daily Offer Calendar is a fantastic tool for anyone who is looking at sustaining their Matched Betting profits beyond the welcome offers. Each day it's updated to show you as many profitable offers as possible, with full instructions and how much you can expect to make from them. They post the newest offers first and display either the guaranteed or expected value of the offer. They also have a comprehensive filter, allowing you to choose what offers you see based on:
Offer Type (Sports/Casino/Bingo)
Guaranteed profit or potential profit
Sort By Profit & Newest Added
Profit Accumulator's Daily Offer Calendar is also full of offers and makes a great tool for anyone who wants to sustain their Matched Betting profits month in, month out. They introduced a brand new layout in August 2019 and it's made the whole thing a lot more slick and user friendly. They also include all of the things that Oddsmonkey do, and so the only difference here really would be which layout you prefer.
Offer Type (Sports/Casino/Bingo)
Guaranteed profit or potential profit
Sort By Profit & Newest Added
Tom's Calendar Verdict
It's almost impossible to decide which Calendar is the best, as both have pretty much exactly the same features. They have all of the information you need when completing and offer, and both give you the ability to filter your offers which I personally find extremely helpful. The only difference really is the layouts of each calendar, which would come down to your own preference, and not mine.
Overall, 5 stars for OddsMonkey and 5 stars for Profit Accumulator for their calendars.
Oddsmonkey's community forum is an extremely valuable place, and, in my opinion is worth more than £17.99 alone. Why is this? Well, you will learn a lot from speaking with other Matched Bettors than you would by doing it on your own just following offers. Some of my most profitable offers over the years have been things that I've learned / heard about from others. Perhaps it was a loophole, or an offer that wasn't included in the calendar, or even a price boost that was worth a lot. You won't find this if you don't use the forum.
Furthermore, Oddsmonkey's forum is fantastic for Price Boosts. Their dedicated price boost thread has loads of people contributing to it daily, and, at the time of writing is estimated to be worth at least £500+ a month (this is a very conservative estimate). These price boosts aren't posted as offers, as they're only around for a short time, so you need the forum to get on them. Even if you only got on 20% of them, that's £100 a month for what... £17.99? Plus the rest of the tools! No brainer!
The only issue we really have with Oddsmonkey's forum is the layout. It can be frustrating at times finding what you want. You have things such as "latest offers official", "offers you found", "existing customer offers"; it just seems a bit much for somebody who is new. Also, there are perhaps a little too many pinned posts in some of the forums. OddsMonkey are currently working on this so expect to see improvements in the forum layout shortly.
Profit Accumulator's forum is also extremely valuable. It was actually on PA's forum that I learned a lot about loopholes, price boosts, and much more. I would log on every single day, and do all of the offers listed. I would then open the forum discussion for each offer and have a little read. See what other people's experiences are, share tips, and share other offers and things you might not know with each other.
PA's community has been around a lot longer than OM's, as they were a premium Matched Betting service long before. I have always highly rated PA's community due to it's activity and the knowledge that is on there. The layout just seems more user-friendly, plus there are helpful threads to report issues and get real time feedback from their tech team.
Another very helpful feature of the PA forum is their daily post on which offers to do, given a £300 per month or £1,000 per month goal. This helps you to know exactly which offers to focus on based on your personal profit goals. The only downside relative to OM's is the lower volume of price boosts.
Also, PA have a Meme thread on their forum 😉
Tom's Forum Verdict
It's hard to pick a winner here, as I genuinely do believe PA's forum is better in terms of navigation and overall user experience. However, Oddsmonkey's forum has improved over the past 1-2 years in terms of member content and they've recently made some tweaks to improve the layout. The biggest decider for me though was that there are more price boosts on Oddsmonkey's, which is a great way to build up your monthly profits. They are both very good, however Oddsmonkey's just edges it for me due to the extra value you can get from it
Overall, 4.5 stars for OddsMonkey and 4 stars for Profit Accumulator for their forums.
Oddsmonkey's Oddsmatcher is their flagship tool and perhaps what they are most well-known for. Over time they have been adding more and more features to it to create what you see today; A fully integrated Oddsmatcher with multiple filters, email alerts, and Betfair/Smarkets integration.
You can place your lay bets directly on the Oddsmatcher meaning you won't have to navigate to the markets on the exchange, or go to a separate calculator page. It's all done with the click of a button - something that is extremely helpful for newer Matched Bettors.
The only downside to OM's OddsMatcher is the auto-refresh of odds only works if you're an annual member.
Profit Accumulator's Oddsmatcher obviously does exactly the same job as OM's. You'll notice the layout is extremely similar and you can tell that a lot of the functionality has taken inspiration from OM's. They too have plenty of filters as well as Betfair/Smarkets integration. The auto refresh of odds is also available for monthly subscribers.
Tom's OddsMatcher Verdict
Functionality wise both OM and PA OddsMatcher's are very strong. I have used both a lot and the vast majority of the time their odds are accurate, however, rarely you will find the odds out of date. Based on my experience, neither OddsMatcher has a clear edge over the other. Oddsmonkey's were notoriously better for a long time but it seems PA have added all the required features and are they are now pretty much on par with each-other. All the feedback we've read from members is that they are happy with their respective OddsMatchers so I've given both 4.5 stars. I will look to do some very detailed analysis of their odds accuracy shortly.
OddsMonkey have a wealth of Reload Offer guides. These can be located in the Training section of the website. There are guides covering everything from racing to bingo. There is also a dedicated video guides section too where you can search for any video guide you are looking for:
The guides themselves are very good with the only downside being that it is quite hard to navigate within the Training section. For example, if you are looking to learn about horse racing and the different horse racing offers, there is no clear sequence of horse racing guides to follow.
There are also forum posts for reload offer guides, however these are split between various sub-categories within Existing Customer Offers so it can be quite tricky to find a guide on the topic you are interested in.
Profit Accumulator also have a wide range of very helpful guides located in the Training Centre:
Similar to OddsMonkey, the content of the guides is very good, though I would like to see the guides categorised, so if a member wanted to read up on say football refund offers, then it would be nice to simply head to a category with these guides.
However, this is where the PA forum is very helpful, as they have a dedicated Guides forum with various categories such as Horse Racing and Calculators:
This is particularly handy given it makes specific guides easier to find alongside the member discussion too.
Tom's Guides Verdict
Profit Accumulator have the edge here with the helpful Guides subforum, providing an easy place to find the guide you're looking for.
However, both PA and OM's content within their guides is very good, so you'll find plenty of helpful information and advice in both sets of guides.
Both websites offer a range of ways you can receive support. These include:
You can email them any time of day, and they'll try to respond within 24 hours. Both websites have an auto-reply to acknowledge your question. Oddsmonkey respond with their opening hours, and suggest you using the forum for quicker responses. PA respond with a phone number for urgent matched betting queries (see Phone below)
To test out their support, we emailed each site at around 3pm on a weekday. Within 30 minutes, both of them had replied with a helpful response.
You can tag an Administrator or Support Staff on either site, and someone will reply to you. This is usually the best way of getting support, as you'll sometimes get a helpful member jump in to give advice too! This has always been my personal way of asking for help.
PA's unique way of contacting them is via phone. They have a phone line open ready to answer any questions you may have, and it's available 7 days a week. This is fantastic as you receive help from a member of the team personally
- 1 to 1s
OM's answer to personal help is through 1 to 1s. Each new member can book a 1 to 1 session with a member of the OM team. You can talk about anything here and get an answer in real time, from one of their team members.
Oddsmonkey's mobile app is a great tool for anyone, not even just those that want to Matched Bet on the go. I've never been a fan of Matched Betting via mobile as it's so much easier and quicker doing it on a desktop, however the apps that both OM and PA have brought out are fantastic and real game changers. OM's app has 6 main navigation options when you open it, and clicking into each one takes you to the areas you are looking for almost instantly.
The Daily Offer Calendar is very user friendly, a simplified version of their desktop Calendar. You can still filter offers by profit, guaranteed profit, skill level, upvotes etc. To view instructions, you simply just tap the offer and the instructions will pop up instantly! I actually prefer their mobile calendar over the desktop one; it's simple, loads extremely quick, and overall just a generally nice experience using it.
Also on their app you can navigate and use their community forum. This is all done within the app, so no links going outside anywhere as it's full integrated. Just like with the calendar, the forum loads extremely quick and is completely mobile friendly. It's actually enjoyable seeing how quickly it loads, and it has all of the exact same threads and info that the desktop version contains. You'll probably find yourself using the forum a lot more if you download their app!
Perhaps the best thing about the app is that they have a Mobile Oddsmatcher,which is extremely handy for any Matched Bettor.
The Oddsmatcher has all of your filters saved from the desktop site with the ability to add new ones. The results on the Oddmatcher itself are pretty basic, but in a good way. All of the key information is there and presented nicely for you, making it feel less clustered than the fully fledged Desktop version. There's also a handy calculator button that means you don't have to navigate away to work out your lay stake.
The only downside of the Oddsmatcher is that the calculator takes you off the page, and then resets the oddsmatcher when you go back. Also, there are no links to the exchanges unlike the desktop version.
Profit Accumulator's app is laid out in a very similar fashion, with 6 buttons taking you to the key areas. Underneath this main navigation section, they have a feature that shows you how many offers you've completed and how many are left to do. It's a very slick and easy to use app and the features you'd need are within one click away, including the OddsMatcher. However, it doesn't have their forum yet.
Having the OddsMatcher is extremely handy for newer Matched Bettors who are completing the welcome offers, as you can do it all on your phone without the need for a PC. The Oddsmatcher itself is extremely user friendly too, and much more simple than their desktop version (in a good way!). It displays very little information when the results are loaded, which is something we like as it makes the whole thing less cluttered and more mobile friendly.
All of the filters you'd want are available too; so you can choose to refine your search results to a particular sport, bookmaker, market.
Tom's Mobile App Verdict
Both OM and PA's mobile apps are user friendly and certainly a great option for matched betting when on your mobile. OM have everything you need, but their Oddsmatcher could have a few quality of life changes. PA are still missing a forum from their app however, so OM win this round.
Full membership for each site costs £17.99 a month, or £150 a year.
However, Team Profit are delighted to be able to offer you a trial for each service for just £1. You can try Oddsmonkey and Profit Accumulator for just £1 each, and will receive 10 days and 7 days membership respectively. All you have to do is sign up via our links, which you can find below.
This also helps keep the Team Profit site free and allow us to continue offering you guides, support, and different ways to make money... for FREE!
Tom's Final Verdict
So, who should you sign up with? Which website provides the best bang for your buck?
Firstly, you'll make a crazy good return on your £17.99 monthly investment, so whichever one you choose, you'll be quids in.
If you're an experienced matched bettor, I'd lean towards OddsMonkey, predominately due to their nicer reload offers calendar and price boosts.
If you're less experienced, then Profit Accumulator is definitely worth considering, given the easier to navigate forum and easier to follow guides.
If you're a full time matched bettor or spend 20+ hours/week, I would look to sign up to both, as like me you'll find sufficient additional value from being a member of both to justify subscribing both. At £17.99 a month, it takes just one decent offer or nugget on info from either forum to recoup your subscription, and everything else is a bonus.